HyperDic: lambaste

English > 2 senses of the word lambaste:
VERBcontactlambaste, cane, flog, lambastbeat with a cane
communicationlambaste, call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambastcensure severely or angrily
lambaste > pronunciation
Soundslae.mbae'st; lae.mbey'st
Rhymesaghast ... vast: 42 rhymes with aest...
aftertaste ... waste: 25 rhymes with eyst...
English > lambaste: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningBeat with a cane.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to lambaste the prisoners
Synonymscane, flog, lambast
Broaderbeat, beat up, work overGive a beating to
Spanishfustigar
Catalanfustigar
English > lambaste: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningcensure severely or angrily.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot lambaste Sue
Synonymscall on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambast
Narrowerchastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correctcensure severely
tell off, brush downreprimand
Broaderknock, criticize, criticise, pick apartfind fault with
Spanishamonestar, censurar, criticar, dar una paliza, discutir, echar una reprimenda, increpar, llamar la atención, poner verde, rechazar, reconvenir, regañar, reñir, reprender a gritos, reprender, reprimir, reprobar, reprochar, retar, tener unas palabras, vociferar
Catalanamonestar, increpar, reganyar, renyar, reprendre

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